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School shooting victims killed attempting to ward off gunman

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:46pm

At least two of the student victims of a mass shooting at a Texas high school tried to block the advance of a gunman and were killed when he shot through the doors.

Obamas will be on and off camera in unique Netflix deal

Brian Stelter, CNN  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:12pm

Barack and Michelle Obama will work both in front of and behind the camera in a multi-year production deal with Netflix.

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Man arrested in connection with low-income housing apartment fire

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:05pm

A man was arrested Saturday after authorities say he intentionally started a fire at a low-income apartment complex for people with disabilities, according to a jail report.

Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:16pm

White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago: A toxic steam cloud.

Unnecessary and accidental use of ADHD drugs increases over 60%, study suggests

Mark Lieber, CNN  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:16pm

Exposure to common medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has increased by more than 60% in US children and adolescents, according to a new study.

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Cycling advocates say more Utah women should commute by bike

Ashley Imlay, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:31pm

For Kira Johnson, the love of cycling to work led her to her current job at Provo Bicycle Collective, a nonprofit used bike shop.

Expert: Meth and pills are problems in US evidence rooms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:23pm

Evidence room problems illustrated by the case of a Utah technician who was fired after being found high on methamphetamine at work are all too common, according to a national police expert.

Euthanasia of aggressive St. George dog put on hold pending review

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:03pm

A hearing officer's order for the euthanasia of a dog deemed to be dangerous after it acted aggressively toward police responding to a domestic dispute in St. George has been put on hold following a social media furor.

US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 1:36pm

The Trump administration on Monday demanded that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional policies or face "the strongest sanctions in history," as it sought to turn up heat on Tehran after President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal.

Have You Seen This? Burglary suspect breaks it down after breaking in

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 21st - 1:15pm

This suspected burglar was caught dancing on security camera footage after breaking into a California business earlier this month.

New CIA director says she'll send more spies to the field

Ken Thomas and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:56pm

New CIA Director Gina Haspel pledged to send more spies into the field during her swearing-in Monday as President Donald Trump offered up praise for the rank-and-file, who felt snubbed during his first visit to the headquarters of the premier U.S. intelligence agency.

Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:53pm

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that businesses can prohibit their workers from banding together in disputes over pay and conditions in the workplace, a decision that affects an estimated 25 million non-unionized employees.

Fall from 2nd-story window critically injures 3-year-old girl in Spanish Fork

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:42pm

A 3-year-old girl was critically injured when the screen on an open window gave way and she fell from the second-story of a residence in Spanish Fork, authorities said.

Sugarhouse Park officials cancel July 4th fireworks show, hope to bring it back in 2019

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:31pm

After years of threats that Sugarhouse Park July 4th fireworks show will not happen, park officials decided Friday the park will not host the popular event this year.

A simple guide to getting started in the stock market

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:13pm

Although there are many ways to jump into the stock market, the following is a simple breakdown of a few ways to start investing.

10-year-old in critical condition, eastbound SR-201 reopens after crash in Magna

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:10pm

A 10-year-old boy is in critical condition after a crash on eastbound state Route 201 closed the road in Magna Monday morning, officials said.

Review: 4 days with the 2018 BMW X2 xDrive28i

Mike Stapley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:53am

The new BMW X2 offers sporty performance and handling in an elegantly-styled package for a lower price than one would expect.

Murder trial for Idaho man accused in infant death vacated after failing to seat jury

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:32am

A murder trial in northern Idaho has been called off after officials say they failed to seat a jury.

Palace shares family portrait and other royal wedding photos

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:18am

Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after their wedding.

Great Clips of the Week: BYU big man comes back to school AND gets the girl in same week

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:03am

Last week, Yoeli Childs made a lot of BYU basketball fans happy by announcing he was withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to Provo for his junior season. On Saturday, it was Childs’ turn to be happy.

NASA shipper Orbital ATK launches space station supplies

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:02am

One of NASA's prime shippers, Orbital ATK, launched a fresh load of supplies to the International Space Station from Virginia on Monday.

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